Carmelo Polino is Coordinator of the Area of Perception and Communication of Science. Researcher at the Observatory of Science, Technology and Society of the Center for Higher University Studies of the OEI, and of the Network of Science and Technology Indicators (RICYT). University of Oviedo. Master in Communication and Culture of Science and Technology from the University of Salamanca. Master in Science, Technology and Society from the National University of Quilmes. Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Oviedo. Official Master of Science Studies from the His areas of study are the sociology of science communication, social perception of science, scientific culture and citizen participation. On these topics, he coordinates research projects at the regional level and has made various publications in books and science journals.